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Press Release #14-047 Noise levels may increase in the vicinity of Camp Pendleton due to training exercises

October 17, 2014


Artillery units will be conducting live-fire training exercises, here, Oct. 17 - 19 that will involve around-the-clock firing at training areas on the Northern part of the base from Saturday and ending early morning Sunday.

The training will resume with units firing High Mobility Artillery Rockets (HIMARS) in the Whisky and Zulu impact areas Monday, Oct. 20 and will be conducted from 6 a.m. to midnight each day until Friday, Oct. 24.

Depending on atmospheric conditions, the sound of the explosions may be amplified and heard up to 50 miles away.

Detailed information regarding increased noise levels may be found in the weekly noise advisories posted on the Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton website at:


Those requesting additional information may direct their calls to Operations and Training at (760)725-0357.

Public Affairs Office
Box 555019 Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, CA 92055-5019 (760) 725-5044/5043